La Rousse Foods provides premium foodservice products to its 1,300 customers around the country.

Swiss-based food group Aryzta has bought food service company La Rousse Foods. The value of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, has n(...)

Owen Killian, chief executive of Aryzta: the Swiss-Irish food group closed the day up 3.7 per cent to €44.89. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

European stocks rose yesterday as oil prices steadied, supporting energy shares, after first tumbling when Iran and six world powers reached an agre(...)

Ryanair had another electric day, closing up 0.6 per cent at a new record high of €12.34. The airline has been enjoying a strong week on the back of positive sentiment around its future earnings

European stocks extended a sell-off as the region’s leaders differed on how Greek talks were progressing. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost 0.2 per c(...)

Aer Lingus inched up 0.6 per cent to €2.44 as markets digested the news that Etihad planned to sell its near 5 per cent stake in the airline

US and European stocks declined as investors fretted about Greece and the timing of a US interest rate hike. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index(...)

Chief executive Owen Killian said the decline in Aryzta’s North America business is expected to continue through Q4. (Photograph:Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times)

Swiss based food group Aryzta reported a 13.2 per cent growth in revenues for its third quarter, but underlying revenues fell by 2.3 per cent as it w(...)

AIB, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, said earlier this mornth it was profitable in the first quarter of this year

AIB has paid a €280 million cash dividend on its 2009 preference shares to the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), an entity that operates under(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Germany’s Dax, down 1.9 percent, underperformed the wider market, after a recent sharp rally and as the euro gained against the dollar. Photograph: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski

European stocks slipped on Thursday due to Greece’s worsening financial predicament, while euro zone government borrowing costs, including Ireland’(...)

Owen Killian: CEO Aryzta. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

* It’s been an eventful week or so for Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish food group run by Owen Killian, the former boss of IAWS.The company told investors it h(...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian regularly admits to being haunted by the idea of becoming irrelevant.Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Is Ireland’s humble ready-meal about to get a French makeover? Swiss-Irish food giant Aryzta is in talks to buy a 49 per cent stake in the French food(...)